The Blackwell Companion to Philosophy

The Blackwell Companion to Philosophy

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This fully revised and updated edition of Nicholas Bunnin and E.P. Tsui--James' popular introductory philosophy textbook brings together specially--commissioned chapters from a prestigious team of scholars writing on each of the key areas, figures and movements in philosophy.
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  • Paperback | 976 pages
  • 194 x 246 x 41mm | 1,422g
  • BLACKWELL PUBLISHERS
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd Edition
  • 0631219080
  • 9780631219088
  • 776,628

Table of contents

Preface to the Second Edition. Preface to the First Edition. Notes on Contributors. Contemporary Philosophy in the United States: John R. Searle. Contemporary Philosophy: A Second Look: Bernard Williams. Part I: Areas of Philosophy:. 1. Epistemology: A. C. Grayling. 2. Metaphysics: Simon Blackburn, with a section on Time Robin Le Poidevin. 3. Philosophy of Language: Martin Davies. 4. Philosophy of Logic: A. W. Moore. 5. Philosophy of Mind: William G. Lycan. 6. Ethics: John Skorupski. 7. Aesthetics: Sebastian Gardner. 8. Political and Social Philosophy: David Archard. 9. Philosophy of Science: David Papineau. 10. Philosophy of Biology: Elliott Sober. 11. Philosophy of Mathematics: Mary Tiles. 12. Philosophy of Social Science: Martin Hollis. 13. Philosophy of Law: N. E. Simmonds. 14. Philosophy of History: Leon Pompa. 15: Philosophy of Religion: Charles Taliaferro. 16. Applied Ethics: John Haldane. 17. Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Genethics: Rebecca Bennett, Charles A. Erin, John Harris & Soren Holm. 18. Environmental Ethics: Holmes Rolston, III. 19. Business Ethics: Georges Enderle. 20: Philosophy and Feminism: Jean Grimshaw & Miranda Fricker. 21. Ethnicity, Culture and Philosophy: Robert Bernasconi. Part II History of Philosophy:. 22. Ancient Greek Philosophy: Robert Wardy. 23. Plato and Aristotle: Lesley Brown. 24. Medieval Philosophy: Jorge Gracia. 25. Francis Bacon: Stephen Gaukroger. 26. Descartes and Malebranche: Richard Francks & George MacDonald Ross. 27. Spinoza and Leibniz: Richard Francks & George MacDonald Ross. 28. Hobbes: Tom Sorell. 29. Locke: R. S. Woolhouse. 30. Berkeley: Howard Robinson. 31. Hume: Peter Jones. 32. Kant: David Bell. 33. Hegel: Michael Inwood. 34. Marx: Richard Norman. 35. Bentham, Mill and Sidgwick: Ross Harrison. 36. Pragmatism: Susan Haack. 37. Frege and Russell: R. M. Sainsbury. 38. Moore: Thomas Baldwin. 39. Wittgenstein: David Pears. 40. Nietzsche: David E. Cooper. 41. Husserl and Heidegger: Taylor Carmen. 42. Sartre, Foucault and Derrida: Gary Gutting. Glossary. Appendix. Index.
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"The impressive scope and sophistication of this volume makes it an essential work of reference for every student of philosophy. Yet its engaging and accessible style also makes the Companion an outstanding choice for introductory courses in philosophy." Hugh LaFollette, East Tennessee State University

"An excellent series."
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"The impressive scope and sophistication of this volume makes it an essential work of reference for every student of philosophy. Yet its engaging and accessible style also makes the Companion an outstanding choice for introductory courses in philosophy." Hugh LaFollette, East Tennessee State University "An excellent series." Choice
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About Nicholas Bunnin

Nicholas Bunnin studied at Harvard University and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He is Director of the Philosophy Project at the Institute for Chinese Studies, University of Oxford. Eric Tsui--James lectured in Philosophy at St Hilda's College, Oxford before becoming Associated Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Hong Kong
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